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South Ayrshire councillors at the Biosphere Conference at Culzean Castle with UNESCO reps, certified businesses and Cabinet SecretaryFiona Hyslop

Area’s world-class credentials

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The #changethetune campaign in George Square, Glasgow,  last week raised awareness of the importance of musical instrument tuition.

Free school music tuition campaign heads to Parliament

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Councillor Douglas Campbell discussing the Growth Deal with Ayrshire Leaders, chief executives and Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell  earlier this year

A missed opportunity for Ayrshire economy

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MSP praises volunteers during Scottish Parliament debate

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Girvan youngsters take to national stage

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New bin system will start in October

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Carrick MP Bill Grant reflects on his first year in the job

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Invergarven Primary School in Girvan.

Primary 1 pupils will do full days as soon as they start school

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South Ayrshire Council headquarters

Sickness costs council £3.8m

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Upgrading the local transport network

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Brian Whittle MSP with A77 Action Group Members and Finlay Carson MSP in the Scottish Parliament.

A77 action group takes their case to Scottish Parliament

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13/08/07, TSPL, SCOTSMAN, WILD LIFE, CAPREOLUS CAPREOLUS, DEER, ROE DEER BENEATH A ROWAN TREE NEAR NEWBURGH FIFE.PICTURE  IAN RUTHERFORD.

Deer strikes go up during the rutting season

Environment
Stena have slammed investment in Galloway's trunk roads.

Stena slam lack of road investment

Transport

Major investment in affordable housing for South Ayrshire

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MSP Colin Smyth

Wildlife Crime Unit pilot

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Britain’s Most Wanted list: sexual crimes

Crime
Contacting the police

Thefts from vehicles go up

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Free school music tuition campaign heads to Parliament

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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Arts
The EIS says teachers' salaries have gone down 20 per cent in real terms in the last decade.

Teachers urged to send clear message to John Swinney calling for a ‘fair pay increase’

Education
Artist Steven Brown recently with PEZ Plus and Step Into Employment (Youth Work) students at Ayrshire College.

Artist inpsires students

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Changes proposed to how school places are allocated

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Councillor Douglas Campbell discussing the Growth Deal with Ayrshire Leaders, chief executives and Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell  earlier this year

A missed opportunity for Ayrshire economy

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Francesca Osowska, CEO of Scottish Natural Heritage, has set herself an arduous task: cycling over 1300 miles through Scotland, divided into seven 5-day-long legs

Cycle for Nature visits local spots

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Scotland’s sheep farmers seminar at Ballantrae farm

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Carrick MP Bill Grant reflects on his first year in the job

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The GMB Union says the pay offer will widen the gap between the highest and lowest paid council workers.

Scottish council workers urged to reject ‘unfair’ pay offer

Politics
Colin Smyth - Labour - South Scotland

Cuts to council funding

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Prime Minister Theresa May visited the Alex Begg factory last week during a day-long Brexit tour of the UK.

PM’s whistle-stop visit to Ayrshire

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South Ayrshire councillors Alec  Clark, Andy Campbell, Brian McGinley and and Brian Connolly at last week's budget meeting.

A budget by the people for the people

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Area’s world-class credentials

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Councillor Ian Cochrane, portfolio holder for sustainability and environment shows the two new bins being introduced in front of one day's worth of recycling collections (roughly 50 tonnes).

New bin system will start in October

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Bathing water updates via mobile

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Francesca Osowska, CEO of Scottish Natural Heritage, has set herself an arduous task: cycling over 1300 miles through Scotland, divided into seven 5-day-long legs

Cycle for Nature visits local spots

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Ballantrae school fire ‘devastating’

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Hillcrest Care Home, Girvan celebrates its 40th birthday.

Hillcrest’s 40 years of caring for the elderly

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Government focus on walking and cycling

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Callum DeBoys presented Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow with much needed fans for the Intensive Care Unit after fundraising as a thank you for the care he received there last year.

Callum’s thanks to medical team

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The charity Combat Stress has launched a new Peer Support Service for former service personnel.

Support service for region’s veterans

Health